Press Release

Statement by the Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney T.D on the appointment of Mr Cathal Magee as CEO of the Health Service Executive

The Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney T.D. said today, (Friday, 28th May, 2010) she was delighted that Mr Cathal Magee has agreed to take up the post of Chief Executive Officer of the Health Service Executive.

The Minister said “Mr Magee brings a track record of top class management and organisational leadership to our health services.

“He has shown total commitment to people and team building in his management roles throughout his career, and I have no doubt that this will be of great benefit to the combined clinical and management leadership of the HSE.

“I look forward to working with him in continuing to deliver better services for patients at all levels of our health system.”